Press Release10.06.2022

Four Pullman & Comley Attorneys Honored by 2023 Benchmark Litigation

BRIDGEPORT, CT, October 6,, 2022 -- Four attorneys from Pullman & Comley, LLC, earned a star honor in the 2023 edition of Benchmark Litigation rankings in Connecticut, a publication noted for identifying the attorneys shaping the dynamic practice of litigation. Megan Y. Carannante, Monte E. Frank, Joshua A. Hawks-Ladds and James (Tim) Shearin were named in the guide, which provides law firm and lawyer rankings based on extensive interviews with litigators, dispute resolution specialists and their clients as well as important cases and firm developments.

The 2023 edition of Benchmark Labor & Employment includes Ms. Carannante,Mr. Frank and Mr. Hawks-Ladds, each ranked as a Labor and Employment Star.  Additionally, Mr. Frank was named as a Litigation Star and Mr. Shearin was rated as a Local Litigation Star.  In the firm rankings, Pullman & Comley was ranked as “Highly Recommended” in dispute resolution and “Recommended” in labor and employment in the state of Connecticut.

Pullman & Comley’s litigation practice is the largest practice area within the firm and handles all phases of civil and criminal litigation. Its experienced advocates serve a large client base, ranging from individuals and small businesses to large corporations and major financial institutions. Firm attorneys have significant experience acting as counsel to litigants in alternative dispute resolution settings, and several of the firm’s litigation attorneys are American Arbitration Association (AAA) qualified arbitrators. Pullman’s experienced attorneys routinely appear in state and federal courts, before state and federal administrative agencies and in arbitration proceedings.

About Pullman & Comley

With nearly 90 attorneys, Pullman & Comley, LLC, founded in 1919, is one of Connecticut’s largest firms and provides a wide range of legal services to clients in the New England region, as well as throughout the United States and internationally. The firm’s major practice areas include business organizations and finance; environmental and land use; public and private finance; health care; labor, employment law and employee benefits; litigation; property tax and valuation; real estate; regulatory, energy and utilities; and trusts and estates. The firm has offices in Bridgeport, Hartford, Waterbury and Westport, Connecticut; Springfield, Massachusetts; Wakefield, Rhode Island; and White Plains, New York. Pullman & Comley is a member of the Law Firm Alliance, an international affiliation of law firms. Visit for more information.

About Benchmark Litigation

Benchmark Litigation, now in its 16th year, is the definitive guide to the world’s leading litigation firms and lawyers. Benchmark is the only publication on the market to focus exclusively on litigation in the US and conducts its research through extensive interviews with litigators, dispute resolution specialists and their clients. During these interviews, recent casework handled by law firms is examined and individual litigators are asked to provide their professional opinions on peers and practitioners within their jurisdiction or practice area. It provides state firm rankings, national firm rankings, lists of top litigation stars, and special designations.

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